Renderings Offer 1st Look at Obama Presidential Center Design

Renderings released Wednesday offer the first look at design plans for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.

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Set in the heart of historic Jackson Park, on Chicago’s South Side, the Obama Presidential Center will tell the story of the Obama Administration, its achievements, challenges and lessons learned.
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The Center will be the home of the Obama Foundation.
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The center will also house the archives of administration materials, both traditional documentation and multimedia content of the first truly digital president.
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A ribbon of world-class cultural institutions stretches across the South Side, from the South Shore Cultural Center up the lakefront to the Museum of Science and Industry, to the University of Chicago and its many museums and performance spaces, and the DuSable Museum of African American History in Washington Park.
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The Obama Foundation said it is excited to become a part of the ongoing story of Jackson Park and to contribute to the rich history of the South Side as a whole.
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